May 11, 2011 is declared as Philippine Spring Cleaning Day. In line with Department of Health (DOH) program, “I clean’ I save”, Lysol and other partner organizations formed together to hold the first Philippine Spring Cleaning Day.
It’s about time that we pay attention to the cleanliness of our environment. A lot of diseases are caused by poor cleaning and sanitation. And the perfect place to start cleanliness is inside our homes. You might think you’re protected from germs when inside the house, not! Germs are everywhere, you might be surprised that the light switch and fridge handle can have the same amount of bacteria as your toilet seat.
Your sanctuary, the bedroom, can also be a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. As you sleep soundly on your bed with microfiber upholstery, you might also be sleeping with the enemy, germs and disease-causing bacteria. Simple cleaning tips like making the bed, wiping room ornaments, place dirty clothes in the hamper, dispose trash properly, mop and vacuum the room are one step closer to cleanliness.
Set a schedule for cleaning and disinfecting. Do it twice a month and use products you can trust to do a good job of getting rid of the bacteria and viruses. After cleaning your room, it is equally important to disinfect surfaces to destroy hard-to-kill disease-causing organisms. Lysol®, for instance, a brand that has been trusted worldwide for over 100 years, kills 99.9% of germs in 30 seconds. As such, it is the #1 disinfection brand recommended by pediatricians.
For more information about Philippine Spring Cleaning Day, visit http://www.philippinespringcleaningday.com/.